Buy This Now For Growth And Dividend Growth – Republic Services, Inc. (RSG)

Ellingsen Catharine D, EVP/Chief Legal Officer/Sec, subtracted 3,100 shares of Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) from its portfolio at the rate of $90.00 per share valuing $279,000 on Jul 29. The insider left behind 10,976 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) was $88.22. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $88.94, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $89.66. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $87.19 and a 2nd Support Level at $86.16. Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) stock has lost -$0.43, or -0.49%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.72, or 0.82%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $5.56, or 6.73%. This year-to-date, Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) shares have gained $16.13, or 22.37%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 320,751 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $28,235,710K. Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) generates $10,041 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,037 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 21.06%, a 3-Year Total Return of 70.61%, and a 5-year Total Return of 125.80%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 45.45%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.375 per share on 06/28/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.70%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.50.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) reported earnings of $0.78 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.77 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 1.15% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $0.73 represented a 0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.72 per share, which was a 1.61% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.88 per share. This estimate came from a total of 5 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.88 and the low estimate was $0.86. In the year-ago quarter, Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) generated per-share earnings of $0.82. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +7.32%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 4 purchases (4,423 shares in total) and 3 sale (73,297 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 33 insider buys amounting to 227,432 shares and 37 insider sales amounting to 224,621 shares. In the past full year, 47 insider purchases were made (involving 489,725 shares) and 45 insider sell-offs equivalent to 464,472 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) has a Current Ratio of 0.58, a Quick Ratio of 0.56 and a Cash Ratio of 0.03. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 105.18, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 51.26, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 38.57. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 96.46 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 47.01.